Job Announcement | Psychologist

Job Announcement | Psychologist

Lesvos Solidarity is looking for a Psychologist to work in our team. Here you will find the description of the position and how to apply.

"Lesvos Solidarity (LeSol) is a grassroots organization based on Lesvos Island, Greece. LeSol has been operating since 2012.

LeSol’s community believes in an open society free of racism, fascism and discrimination. LeSol is an assembly-run organization and the participation of refugees in shaping knowledge and skills is vital for integration and social inclusion.

LeSol’s mission is to provide community-based solidarity spaces and its vision is to inspire society and to expand its solidarity model, which promotes equality, trust, and respect for each other and for the environment, creativity, empowerment and active participation".

Job Vacancy

Psychologist

Project / Department MHPSS project, Asklipios
Hours Per Week Full time, 40 hours /week
Overview The target of this project is to provide mental health support for cases of either refugees or locals with increased mental health needs in Lesvos island. Social inclusion and access to social rights are among the scopes of this project.
Key objectives / responsibilities of the role The psychologist will participate in designing and implementing a pilot MHPSS project.
  • Design and facilitate psychosocial group interventions/activities
  • Monitor, plan and facilitate educational, recreational, integration activities with other team members (i.e., social worker, educational facilitator, nurse)
  • Co-design the case plan/case management services with respective colleagues
  • Conduct psychological assessments, when needed
  • Establish network with external psychosocial / support actors on the island
  • Respond to mental health emergencies
  • Advise the team on interventions and how to deal with a mental health disorder
Required experience
  • Degree in psychology
  • Experience in working with migrant populations
  • Experience in working with interpreters is preferable
  • Good spoken and written English is preferable
Required qualities
  • Team player, cooperative spirit
  • Also able to work independently

 

To apply

If you share our vision and feel you have the skills, experience and motivation required for this role, send your CV and a one-page motivation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 19/03/2021.

Please note: as we are looking to fill this position ASAP, we may hire before the application deadline and therefore urge interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

 

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